We provide high quality, full-day, early learning experiences for our children utilizing Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies GOLD.
We are a CPS Community Partnership Site, and the program has achieved and maintained NAEYC accreditation and a Gold Circle of Quality from ExceleRate Illinois.
Our low student to teacher ratio allows us to provide individualized care and our Family Support specialists provide additional support to teachers, families, and children.
Read more about our program at www.marillacstvincent.org
Lead Teacher Position Summary
Plan and implement a program designed for the emotional, social, educational and physical development of children within the framework of Preschool and Agency philosophy and objectives, under the direction of the Child Development Supervisor, and the Director of Early Childhood Programs.
Perform the responsibilities of a Lead Teacher, directing and supervising the work activities of two Assistant Teachers as a cooperative team of three educational professionals.
Illinois Type 04 Teaching Certificate required.
B.A. in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field with a minimum of 36 credits in ECE or CD.
Minimum 2 years teaching experience in relevant early childhood group setting
INCCRRA ECE Credential Level 5, preferred.
Strong communication skills
Able to establish a patient respectful, trustworthy relationship with children and their families
Knowledge of Creative Curriculum
Knowledge of NAEYC standards and classroom portfolios
Good computer skills
Positive guidance classroom management style
Ability to work well with others and model professionalism in the classroom
Additional Salary Information: Benefit Package Includes: Medical, Dental, Company Paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Retirement Savings Plan with Match and Automatic Contribution, 24 days of PTO accrued annually and 11 Paid Holidays.
Empowering families. Strengthening communities. Building brighter futures.
We care for thousands of Chicago's most vulnerable infants, children, teens, adults, and seniors. Our dedicated team offers comprehensive, multi-generational social services, and nurtures with compassion, to help our clients deal with life's challenges, while giving them the tools to improve their lives. We believe it i...s empowering, not enabling, to those who want to change the direction of their lives.
Our Vision - Ending the cycle of poverty.
Our Mission - Marillac St. Vincent Family Services strengthens, empowers and gives voice to those in need – in the Vincentian spirit of service – through education and comprehensive programs to build vibrant communities in Chicago.
Our Core Values - Integrity, Excellence, Creativity, Advocacy, Respect and Empowerment